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Welder I- Apprentice

7/21/23-GMS Industrial Supply/American Patriot Sales and Service

Job Description

As a Welder I - Apprentice, you will be responsible for assisting our manufacturing team in converting shipping containers into usable portable buildings for the US military.

The GMS Industrial Supply and American Patriot Family of Companies is expanding! We are looking to grow our manufacturing and administrative teams as we prepare to move our current facility in Willow City, TX to Fredericksburg, TX. We are looking for hard-working, capable individuals with a variety of skills sets that are ready to join our team and grow with the company.

The GMS Industrial Supply and American Patriot Family of Companies works to supply the Department of Defense with products and services they need to remain operational. To help our effort to support the Warfighter, we are hiring motivated welders in the Willow City, TX and Fredericksburg, TX area. As a leader in defense industrial distribution, GMS and American Patriot have been front runners in the development of mission-critical manufactured items for the Department of Defense. We offer a competitive compensation package, including: medical and dental benefits, paid holidays, paid time off, and a matching 401k plan.

Cut metal by taking measurements from welders and using an automated band saw and chop saw to cut square tubing, c-channel, and angle
Learn from senior welders how to build our frequently ordered products (carts, racks, and shipping container frames)
Grind down welds and prep metal for paint
Paint products in a paint booth using an airless spray gun
Assist the team with other duties and projects as needed

Welding certificates are encouraged, but not required
You must have at least one year of verifiable occupational experience; contact information for previous supervisors is required for verification purposes
Experience with heavy duty metal cutting equipment
Experience with angle grinders
Painting (gun, roller, brush)
Paint prep
Welding and metal fabricating

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